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Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles create nanoscale droplets for skin care delivery; researchers report molecules stable at a sub-100-nanometer size range.
With the arguments heating up around sunscreen regulation, the Personal Care Products Council recently defended the FDA on its sun care regulation issues.
Nanoparticles may penetrate sun damaged skin causing concern about their increasingly widespread use in sunscreens, according to new research.
By: Cathy Christensen
Red pepper is adding a kick--and some incredible wellness benefits--to spa menus.
By: Nica Lewis
An apple a day keeps wrinkles at bay.
Recent reports have found some moisturizers promoted skin cancers in mouse studies, creating a stir in the industry and prompting companies to look into the findings. It is important for spa owners and estheticians to be informed about these findings in order to accurately inform clients about any questions they may have.
The U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration was recently criticized by the Cancer Prevention Coalition, based in Chicago, for allowing the use of what the coalition believes are toxic ingredients.
Korean scientists have found the lipid-signaling molecure K6PC-5 many encourage an anti-aging effect in the skin.
Looking to further develop recommendations through its Nanotechnology Task Force, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking industry input on using nanotechnology in the cosmetics realm.
By: Leslie Benson
High-tech delivery systems and active ingredients that slow signs of aging have prompted advanced marketing claims. Yet the future of skin care depends on further advancements in delivery methods, such as medical microneedles.